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More Rushworth Volunteers. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
More Rushworth Volunteers. Rushworth and district) still maintains a high position on the list of those country places which are despatching men to the front to fight for the honor and traditions of the Empire. - The mother land had but to give the call, and it vi as responded to by her subjects from far and near. Ic speaks well for the patriotism of this district, which, with a population barely exceeding 1,000 souls, can this early in the struggle send almost a score of men, and give promise of augment:ng that number as the occasion demands. Seven Rushworth lads en listed in the second contingent of the Australian expeditionary force, viz, Bert Mason- Wm. Cameron E. Smith P. Hicks J. Considine W. Baker — Morris And they departed for the Broad meadows camp by Monday even ing's train. The Rushworth brass band assembled and gave the lads a parting tune, and amidst the cheers of. a crowd of well-wishers the train bearing Rushworth's quota for the second con tingent steamed off.
THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
THE WAR. The War between Germany and the Allied fbices—Britain, France and Russia —proceeds apace, and ha3 now entered upon its seventh week of duration. Just how much we know.; and just how much we'can believe of. what we are supposed to know-it would be hard to determine, but if the statements contained in the published accounts oan be accepted with reliability then the Allied foices have been having somewhat the best of the dea' i during the past three weeks. Prior t that the Germans marched forward in an irresistible manner, and then,the change came. Just as they had nearly reached their objective—Paris—a change came o'er the scene, and, like the boy who picked up a piece of hotiron, the Germans appeared anxious' to let go what they already had got hold of. The Germans hare, however, now lakeo up a defensive position on the River Aisne, and a terrific battle has beeu raging for the past ten days. It is claimed that the Allies are gradually forcing the German right wing, and shou...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
Church Services. Presbyteriau Ohurch, Murchison.—On Sunday next Mr Gordon Raft', of Rush worth, will conduct services aa under:— North Murchison, It a.m.; the Weir, 3 p.m.; Murchison, 7.30 p.m. Church of England services for Sunday next Rushworth, fkg.m., 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. ; Whroo, 3.30 p.m. ; Mur chison, 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; Arcadia, 3.15 p.m. Presbyterian Services.—Rushworth, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. (Evening Subject— "Lors and Profit.") Moora, _3 p.m. Preacher—J. Raff. Methodist Church, Murchison. — On Sunday next services will be coudueted at the Murchison Mechanics' Iusti'ute as follows;—3 jj.in.j preacher, Mr Jenkiu,
Prices of Goods Board. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
Prices of Goods Board. Owing to the war a Board as above has been established in Victoria, and the various prices have already been fixed, while the exportation of different com modities to other than British dominions has been prohibited. The price of wheat has been fixed at 4a 9d per bushel. The actions of the Board will affect many people, and those holding stock of any of the articles in the quantity mentioned be low should forward a return at once, as the penalty for failure to do so or for an incorrect statement are very heavy indeed. The articles mentioned are :— Wheat, 100 bushels Potatoes, 1 ton Flour, 1 ton Sugar, 1 ton Oatmeal, 1 ton Molasses, &c,, 1 ton Rice, 1 ton Jam, 5O0lbs. Barley, 100 busheh Meat, 5001bs. Pollard, 1 ton Bacon &Ham, 5001b Bian, 1 ton Fish, 5001bs. Oats, 100 bushels Butter, 1 ton Maize, 100 bushels Oond. Milk, 5001bs. Hay, 5 tons Cheese, 500lbs. Chaff, 5 tons Tea,. lOOlbs. Straw, 5 tons Coffee, lOOlbs. Salt, 10 tons Tobacco leaf, lOOlb...
Murchison Court of Petty Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
, Murchison Court of Petty ~ Sessions. A case of widespread interest to sports-, men generally was heard at the Mur obison Court of Petty Sessions on Mon day morning last, when Joseph Jeal, a laborer residing at North Murcbison, was charged by John Henry Rowson, in spector of fisheries, wiih failing to ob serve the provisions of a proclamation made in accordance with the Fisheries Act, in that the said Joseph Jeal did fish within the prohibited waters of the Waranga Reservoir Inlet, contrary to the said proclamation and the Fisheries Act, on the 2.7th August, 1914. The bench was occupied by Messrs R. Kuight, P. M., and G. F. Heazlewood . and E. J. Gregory, J's.P. The case for the prose cution was conducted by Mr Freeman (of the Crown Law Department), while Mr D. C. Morrison, of Tatura, appeared for the defendant, who pleaded uot guilty. Ia opening the case Mr Freeman said that action was taken under section 40, as amended by section 17, of the Fisher ies Act, 1912.- The penalties un...
THE BANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
THE BANQUET. This function, which took place in the shire hall, was attended by between fifty and sixty people, including the visitors, and was a pronounced success. The tables had been tastefully arranged by Mr Leishman, baker, and a staff of assistants, and left nothing to be desired. Mr Appel also deserves to be compli mented for the manner in which he replenished supplies necessary' for the various toasts. Altogether, everything went off without a hitch and tended to give the visitors a favorable impression of the Rush worth townspeople as a whole. Or Gunn, president of the shire, oc cupied the chair, and prio.r to commen cing proceedings, read apologies from Mr John Gordon, M.L.A., who was away with the Closer Settlement Com mission ; Hornsby & Co., whose repre sentative was unavoidably absent, and also from the president of the Shire of Goulburn. The toast of The King having been duly honored, Cr M'Crae was called on to propose the toast of " Success to the Electric Li...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
Hard To Bear. When the back aches and pains so badly that you can't work, can't rest, can't sleep, can't eat, it's hard to bear. Thous ands of aching backs have been relieved and cured. People are learning that backache pains come from weak kidneys, that Doan's Backache Kidney Pills cure every kidney ill, cure bladder troubles, urinary derangements, dropsy. Bead this testimony to the merit of the greatest of kidney specifics. Mr James Coop, Wallace Street, Sey mour, says :— "I have been suffering for three years with violent pains across the small of my back. Every change in' the weather increased the pain, andl would be doubled up, quite unable to move my back. I got Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, and had not taken them long before I lost all the pains. It is grand to be free of back ache." Fifteen years after wards, Mr Coop says: — "I am pleased to be able to state that I have had no return of backache or kidney trouble sinoe Doan's Backaohe Pills cured me fifteen years ago." We fe...
The Electric Light. Rushworth Installed. THE OFFICIAL OPENING. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
The Electric Light'. Rushworth Installed. THE OFFICIAL OPENING. A |arge number of people assembled at the recently-erected power house at Rushwortlr on Thursday evening,. 17th inst., to witness the ceremony, of turn ing on the electric light and declaring the scheme officially open for the use of the public. , Amongst thdse present were Cr Gunn (president of the shire), Crs M'Crae and Robinson, Messrs M'Carty and Underwood (M'Carty, Underwood and Co., the electrical engineers), Messrs Scott and Ball (Silvertown Company), Mr Christie (M'Carty, Underwood and Co.), and those who had been connected with the work of construction in any way. Mr M'Carty said he would ask Mrs Gunn to undertake the duty of switch ing on the light. The people had been looking forward to the light for some time, and he was certain it would prove advantageous to them and that they would fully appreciate it. They had a splendid little plant, and householders would find the supply beneficial in many ways. Mr Scot...
Murchison Waterworks Trust [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
Murchison Waterworks Trust The ordinary monthly meeting of the Murchison Waterworks Trust was held at the trust office on Monday eveniug last, when there were present—Corns, Burch (chairman), Parker and Kenny. Correspondence. From Mr J. Burt' Stewart, solicitor, statiug that he understood a meter had been installed at Mr T. Dijyer's, and ask ing for a confirmation.—The secretary stated that Mr Dwyer had received a meter from Melbourne about three weeks ago, but it had nob been installed to date. From the Railway Dept., making ap plication to tap the trust's main in Sta tion street for the purpose of laying on water to the caretaker's new residence at. the Murchison station, and asking if the rates would be the same as formerly and if a meter would be required.—The sec retary stated that he had replied to the effect that the trust had granted permis sion to lay a J-inch service ,* that no meter would be required if the water was used for domestic purposes only, and that the rates wou...
Close Seasons for Fish. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
Close Seasons for Fish. Crayfish—The whole year for all less than 9 inches in length, and for Female Crayfish from 1st June to 30th Novem ber. • Black Fish, 1st September to 15th De cember. English Trout, 1st May to 31st August. English Roach in River Yarra, from loth September to loth November. Gippsland Perch, 1st August to 30th November. Murray Bream, Murray Perch, Murray Cod, 1st October to 30th November. Blackfish... 4 ozs. Murray Cod l^lbs. Bream ... 5 ,, Murray Perch 8 ozs. Bream,Silverb ,, Perch ... 5 ,, Cat Fish... 4 ,, Eerch English 4 „ Crayfish— length 9 ins. Trout—all kinds 8 ozs. Lake Waranga Inlet closed August 1st to November 30th, both dates inclusive.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 25 September 1914
AN OLD NURSE FOR CHILDREN. —" Mrs Winslow's Soothing Syrnp " for Children teething. Should always be used for Children while Teething. It soothes the Child, softens the Gums, allays all Pain, cures Wind Colic, and is the best remedy for Diarrhoea. Di rections for using Mrs Winslow'^ Soothing Syrup.—For a ohlld under one month old, 6 to 10 drops; three month old, half a teaspoonful; six months old and upwards, a teaspoonful three or foui times a day. For Diarrhoea, repeat the above dose every two hours, until the character, of the discharges Is changed for the better. Sold Everywhere. STOPS THE PAIN INSTANTLY. The pain oaused by a burn or' aoald iwill be instantly relieved if Dr Sheldon's Mag netio Liniment is applied. A most useful household remedy to have on hand. Sold everywhere. Prioe, Is 6d and 8s. Printed and published by EDWIN AN DREW MUHLHAN, at the Murchi 8on Advertiser General ""Printing Oflioe, Stephenson St., Murohison.
Still One More. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 October 1914
Still One More. A freckled-faced girl stopped at the poBt-office and yelled out: "Anything for the Murphya?" "No, there is not." "Anything for Jane Murphy?" "Nothing." — /'Anything for Ann Murphy?" i^o." M '-'"Anything for Bob Murphy?" "No, not a bit." 'fAnything for Terry Murphy?" "No; nor for Pat Murphy, nor Den nis Murphy, nor Pete Murphy, noi Paul Murphy, nor for any Murphy, dead, living, born or unborn, native 01 foreign, civilised or uncivilised, sav age or barbarous, male or female, black or white, franchised or unfran chised, naturalised or otherwise. No; there is positively nothing for any ol the Murphys, either individually, joint ly, severally, now and for.ever, one and inseparable." The girl looked at the postmaster in astonishment, and said: , "Please to look if there is anything for Clarence Murphy."
AN UNDISCOVERED CRIME, [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 October 1914
AN UNDISCOVERED CRIME, In 1720 M. de Savary, a ■well-known philosopher and member of French society, was mysteriously murdered in Paris in such a manner that the crime has become historical. One day a gentleman visited him, presumably with an introduction, and M. de Savary pressed him to stay and dine. The stranger accepted the in vitation, but when M. de Savary's valel went to the cellar to fetch some cham pagne, the guest followed him, and, after stunning him with a hammer, murdered him. The cook was killed in the same way, and the murderer after wards killed M. de Savary, who, being a cripple, was unable to defend bim »elf. The perpetrator of these hor rible crimes then left the house, after writing under a clock the following inscription: "Look at his life, and you will not be surprised at his death!" No clue was ever obtained as to the motive of the murders, and the affair is wholly involved in mystery.
A NEW KIND OF ANIMAL. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 October 1914
A NEW KIND OF ANIMAL. The showman looked worried and thoughtful. His menagerie was dense ly crowded, it is true; but how was he 'to get tliem out, so as to make room for those waiting to pay for admission outside? At length a bright idea oc curred to him. Painting up in large letters on a piece of calico: "This way to the egress," he hung it up at a convenient angle of his show. The simple country people, thinking "egress" was some strange new animal just added to the collection, passed through the slit in the curtain, and, to their amazement, found themselves out side the show. Seeing the crowd mak ing its way to the corner Where the "new animal" was on show, everybody followed, and the outgoing stream be ing so great, no one, when once caught in its eddy, could turn back. ; Then the showman smiled, and let In those waiting to pay for admission outside the main entrance.
KEEPING ONE'S TEMPER. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 October 1914
KEEPING ONE'S TEMPER. One of the most difficult things-la &e world sometimes seems to be to keep on'e temper. Both people and things seem to conspire sometimes to annoy us, and we really feel that it would be a satis faction to "let fly," as do some of our neighbors. As a matter of fact, it would be nothing of the kind; we should only cause irritation to others, and their irritation would probably re act again upon us, making life ten times more difficult than before. A calm serenity of temper, and a Belf-control which keeps a person un ruffled in the petty annoyances and ills of everyday life, indicate the pos session of perfect mental health. Now adays people are very fond of saying that so-and-so was "just mad," mean ing very angry, but it would be well if temper were more often seriously re garded as madness. It may be pre ventable madness, but madness it is while it lasts, and there is seldom any one who is made more unhappy by it than the person who gives way to it. In...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 October 1914
GRAND GRAND GRAND BAZAAR Will be held in the Murchison Mechanics' Institute During Show Week Show Week Show Week Commencing Tuesday Evening next, and each succeeding night during the week. Proceeds in aid ol Agricul tural Society Iinjjrovemeut Fund. Magnificent Display of Choice Goods. SIDESHOWS & AMUSEMENT BUREAU. PLEASURES FOR YOUNG AND OLD. ^ Support a Deserving Cause MRS G. SEYMOUR) Joint Hoy D. JNO. SHE WAR ) . Seos. /"1REDIT0RS, licsL of kin and -air others \J having claims against the estate of the undermentioned person deceased arc required to send in particulars thereof to STEPHEN KENNEDY, of Toolleen, in the State of Victoria, carpenter, the Executor of the Will of the eaid deceased, care of the undersigned, on or before the second day of November, One thousand nine hundred and fourteen. Name—JOHN KENNEDY; usual resi dence, Cornelia ; occupation, farmer ; date of death of deceased, 19th July, 1914. Dated the 2nd day of October, 1914. JAMES BURT STEWART, Solicitor, ...
Kitchener's Way. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 October 1914
Kitchener's Way. Lord' Kitchener's methods- are illus trated by a characteristic incident which occurred soon after his acceptance of the War Secretaryship. , He sent to the London post ollice authorities a requisition for 30 experienced telegraphists for the army on active ser vice. The department's stall' had already been seriously depleted by the demands of the war, and a high post oftice ollicial informed Lord Kitchener that the men could not be spared. " Tell him that if the men are not sent in half an hour I'll come and take them myself," was the War Secretary's curt ultimatum. A messenger was immediately sent round the staff at work, and the 30 se lected men were on the way to their new duties before the half hour expired.